What’s On

Apr
13
Thu
Arborealists Private View FREE
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join some of the artists to view our latest exhibition – a celebration of trees, organised in association with The Arborealists. Ideally, please call 01452 731422 to tell us you are coming, but if not possible, just come!

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May
23
Tue
Breath of Fire
May 23 – Jun 11 all-day

A unique selection of ceramics by a world renowned maker, Jill Fanshawe Kato. Jill explores many techniques including coiling, slabbing, sculpting, using moulds and throwing and altering. She regards her work, which is held in collections worldwide, as sitting somewhere ‘between sculpture and painting’.

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May
26
Fri
TWASI Private View FREE
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

View the latest exhibition by members of The Wildlife Art Society International whose exhibition officially opens the next day. All welcome.

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May
27
Sat
TWASI (Free entry)
May 27 – Jun 4 all-day

The Wildlife  Art  Society International’s annual exhibition of wildlife art. Around 300 paintings, drawings, original prints, photographs and sculpture by professional and part-time members of this active organisation will be on display, the majority for sale. Members will be demonstrating throughout the exhibition. (Free access to this exhibition without visiting the museum).

During the Bank Holiday weekend (27th -29th May) TWASI will be running a series of workshops taught by artist members.

Saturday 27th:- Paint a Bird on a Feather with Mandi Baykaa-Murray

Sunday 28th:- Big Cats Coloured Pencil Workshop with France Bouduin

Monday 30th:- Space to Breathe. Design, Space and a Touch of the Abstract with Gregory Wellman

Find out more HERE

Workshops will run from 10am – 5pm with lunch included

Please contact John Horton for further information and to book your place.

Tel: 01905 381605   Email: johnhorton47@hotmail.com

 

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Jun
20
Tue
L3 Lichens, Landscape and Literature
Jun 20 – Jul 16 all-day

Liz Brooke Ward is a contemporary stitched textile artist whose work is informed by the natural world. Her techniques have their roots in the traditions of embroidery and patchwork but she also uses digital and mixed media techniques to extend their boundaries.

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Jul
25
Tue
Wildlife Treasures
Jul 25 – Sep 3 all-day

A rare opportunity to see a selection of original paintings and sculptures by members of The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) produced exclusively for this exhibition. Based in the USA, the SAA has members around the world who represent the best of today’s wildlife artists. CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS

To complement this display, another gallery will be primarily dedicated to larger works by SAA members taken from the Nature in Art permanent and loan collections.

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Aug
15
Tue
Mindscape
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm

A display of work by clients of the Independence Trust. The Trust strengthens people’s emotional and physical wellbeing to support them to fulfill their potential. This display, which includes interactive elements, features new artwork by some of their clients who have found art a real help and inspiration in life. On show in the Atrium of our Education Centre.

Aug
22
Tue
Goldwork Guild
Aug 22 – Sep 10 all-day

Gold has always been the symbol of wealth, affluence and status. As the noblest of metals, it has been utilised in many applications. This display presents a selection of nature inspired works using one of the oldest embroidery techniques – employing metal threads to create articles of beauty and sumptuousness.

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Sep
5
Tue
Encountering Beauty
Sep 5 – Oct 1 all-day

Meg Stevens died in 2012 and had had a long association with Nature in Art. She spent much of her life painting out of doors producing paintings that seem to be filled with the breath of fresh air. This retrospective is largely made up of work from the family’s collection. Some items will be for sale.

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Oct
10
Tue
Communicating Delight
Oct 10 – Nov 5 all-day

In 2016 Nature in Art was given custody of an archive of work by one of the 20th century’s most influential nature artists, the renowned Eric Ennion (1900-1981). See never previously displayed works from this archive, in the company of other paintings loaned from private and public collections.

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